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EDM (Early Day Motion) 560: tabled on 20 November 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that potential floor space for 25,000 new homes has been identified by Historic England in former mills and factories in Lancashire and Greater Manchester alone; regrets the news that 45 per cent of Greater Manchester's former mills have been demolished since the 1980s; welcomes the YouGov poll that shows that 85 per cent of adults do not want to see these industrial buildings demolished; expresses concern that these historic and cultural landmarks could be lost forever to newer buildings; recognises the current crisis in housing and chronic shortage of affordable homes; and urges the Government to provide investment to enable these buildings to be converted into affordable housing offices and public amenities.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.